Category Archives: Flexibility

Are my calves making my back hurt?

Are you on your feet a lot? The more you are on your feet does it seem like your back pain gets more aggravated. Well, your calves are likely not the cause of your back pain; however, they could be … Continue reading

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Oh! My Aching Shoulder… My Achey Back

The shoulder is an entirely separate joint and unrelated to anything going on in the low back right? Well, I personally do not believe that. As a physical therapist treating body aches and pains for for almost 20 years I … Continue reading

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Hamstrings Cause Back Pain?

Did you know that your hamstring muscle could be contributing to your back pain? With it being so commonplace to sit for long periods of time tight hamstrings can be a common occurrence. If you are not aware of the … Continue reading

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Lean Back In Life

It seems that there are a large number of activities that need to be done bending forward with a few of them including any work done at a desk, cooking, cleaning, yard work, car maintenance (twisting around inside the cab … Continue reading

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Simple solutions to improve back pain

Learn how muscle spasms are different from tight muscles, decreasing stress, the difference between upper and lower back pain, and mineral imbalance such as magnesium deficiency can all affect the health of your back and ultimately the amount of pain … Continue reading

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What makes you TICK?

Pain is a hard way to learn about yourself… Your deepest desires. What makes you feel free? What makes you feel loved? What really makes you TICK? If you are not in alignment with who you are and what your … Continue reading

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Massage Me

If you have had the experience of getting a massage then you know how great it is. If you have not then you really should treat yourself; especially if you are having back pain. Massages are great for getting rid … Continue reading

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